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Elizabeth Schumer

Elizabeth Schumer

Adjunct Instructor

Lizz Schumer is a journalist and nonfiction writer, specializing in food, culture, and service journalism. She currently works as a staff writer at Good HousekeepingPrevention, and Woman’s Day magazines. Her articles and stories have appeared in The New York TimesBon AppetitHuffPost, and a range of literary journals. She is the author of Buffalo Steel. Schumer has taught journalism and communications at Niagara University and Canisius College. She received her MFA from Goddard College.  Schumer teaches Magazine Copyediting at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Past Courses

Magazine Copyediting

Learn the copyediting skills needed to work in the magazine industry, from a print and online perspective.

Newswriting: Writing Above the Fold

Learn the central aspects of newswriting, from crafting a lede to organizing complex information into truthful, objective, and accurate prose.

Freelance Journalism: How to Pitch and Sell Stories

Learn how to hatch fresh story ideas that will draw editors’ attention and how to portray these ideas in winning ways.